Maestro’s baton is selling at auction for $530

May 20, 2014 by norman lebrecht


Dutch Public Radio is auctioning off a baton used by Bernard Haitink when he was chief conductor of the Concertgebouw, an orchestra he says he will never conduct again.

Bids have just reached 390 Euros ($534) and there are two days to go.

Click here.

Baton Haitink

h/t: Dianne Winsor

Comments (2)

  1. ruben greenberg says:

    What does this baton sound like?

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